Tag: Laravel 5

Portada: RSS reading app with Laravel 5

A few weeks ago, along with Pablo Massa, we launched Portada, a web app to read news from multiple sources. The Problem The problem we were trying to solve is that local news sites are mostly hard to read, hard to skim through and cluttered with ads. Also, it would be cool to have all news sources in a timeline fashion. Although you could certainly achieve this last feature using a regular feed reader. Our Solution So after a few iterations and proof of concepts, we put together a few components that make the whole app: a Laravel 5 backend for administering news and news sources, a spider […]

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